Enjoy the first signs of spring at Boughton Gardens

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Visitors to Northamptonshire’s Boughton House & Gardens – home to the Duke of Buccleuch – can enjoy early bird access to its celebrated Gardens in association with the National Gardens Scheme this month.

Catch a glimpse of the first flowerings of the aconites and snowdrops between 1pm and 5pm on Sunday 27 February, at Boughton’s first Gardens opening of 2022.

A portion of the admission fees from the day will be donated to charity through the National Gardens Scheme, which has raised over £3 million for nursing and care charities in 2021.

Charles Lister, property manager at Boughton House, said: “Our National Gardens Scheme opening will give visitors a unique opportunity to enjoy the first view of the Estate’s Gardens as they slowly awake from their winter slumber.

“For me, real highlights are the romantic Walled Garden and the historic Lily Pond which are not to be missed.

“In short, this special opening is a great chance to get out and about, enjoy nature at its best and make a difference in the process.”
Tickets for the special Gardens opening should be purchased in advance from

Gardens entry costs £6 for adults, £3 for children and £14 for families (two adults and two children). The gift shop and tearooms, serving drinks and delicious cakes, will also be open on the day.

Find out more about special openings and events at Boughton House at

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